A surprise spring snow has come to River City burying us in nearly 18 inches of white stuffs, and it's moments like these that I realize that even though I am ready for my little growing space to wake up, Mother Nature has a very different idea at the moment.Shockingly this spring my schedule, the … Continue reading While My Garden Sleeps
This is one of the busiest times of year for many, and I am no exception. The kids have just returned to school, classes at the university are about to start again. Paperwork for the years taxes need to be collected, files and piles sorted through and shredded, archived or acted upon, business decisions finalized, … Continue reading Tomorrow’s Garden Starts Today
We have a couple of HUGE cottonwoods in our backyard. HUGE. As in, I hope they don't die in my lifetime because the cost of removing them and replacing those parts of the house that get smashed in the process will cost as much as the dream vacation I've developed in my mind's eye HUGE. … Continue reading A Tent for Your Caterpillars
Wow! There is something really exciting about a person's first guest post. A joy that can barely be contained. Mine was over at Enjoy Fort Collins! and it went up today. Stop by, see what it's all about, and let me know what you think!
When people walk by the house, I often hear the compliment that I have a green thumb - and with the mixture of flowers that are blooming, the plants that are growing, someone might get that impression.But I know better. I... I... I have an addiction. I love plants! When at the grocery store or … Continue reading Green Things Grow, Dead Things Don’t